Massive solar filament eruption captured by SDO

Massive solar filament eruption captured by SDO. Anthony Watts re-posts a smattering of information about a dramatic solar event recorded on December 6th by the Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Something happening on the sun! Source: SDO.

I’m surprised Anthony didn’t take exception to the dramatized depiction of solar activity on the SDO website header. Scientists are liars, after-all.

2 thoughts on “Massive solar filament eruption captured by SDO

  1. So do I use regular sunscreen or is there some sort of solar filament sunscreen?

    [Undoubtably there will be strong opinions on the matter over on Anthony’s blog. – Ben]

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